Daimler Super V8 LWB owned by Queen Elizabeth II headed to auction
Daimler Super V8 LWB owned by Queen Elizabeth II 30.7.2013
Should sell for 25,000 – 30,000
Queen Elizabeth II’s 2001 Daimler Super V8 LWB limousine is going up for auction on August 31st.
The specially-built model was used by the Queen who drove it around Windsor Castle and Buckingham Palace. Over the course of three years, the Queen managed to put 15,242 miles (24,529 km) on the odometer.
Since the model was built for the monarch, it features a number of special touches including a center armrest with a slide out section that holds a handbag. The car also has blue flashing strobes lights, non-functional communications equipment and a supercharged 4.0-liter V8 engine that develops 375 bhp (280 kW).
The car is being sold by Historics at Brooklands and is expected to fetch £25,000 – £30,000 ($38,275 – $45,935 / €28,815 – €34,580).